BOARD OF DIRECTORS

LCD BOARD OF DIRECTORS & STAFF

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Heather Rubald

CHAIR

Heather Rubald has a degree in Theater Arts from the University of Northern Colorado and worked as a professional actor in the Denver area for over 20 years. She is now the Events Coordinator for the Rialto Theater. She is also an Upcycling artist working primarily with post-consumer plastic bags. Her work has been seen at the Denver Art Museum, The Loveland Museum and Gallery, Artworks, ArtSpace and various boutiques along the front range.

Margarita Holland

VICE CHAIR

Margarita Holland is a Colorado State University Alum. She comes from a corporate background in Human Resource Management. She is a Co-Owner of XAAK'S Barbershop in downtown Loveland. On her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and being engaged in the Loveland community.

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Jill Atchinson

TREASURER

Bio coming soon.

Amy Joy Hosterman

SECRETARY

Amy Joy Hosterman is a potter, wild-clay hunter, raku-firing performer, and ceramics educator fascinated with rocks, dirt, history, and processes. She is the owner of Stinky Cheese Ceramics LLC in Colorado, and the Director of the non-profit Visitor Center Artist Camp summer artist residency program in Michigan.

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Suzanne Janssen

PAST CHAIR

Suzanne Janssen is the City of Loveland Public Art Manager and has worked for the City almost 20 years. Past work experience includes serving as the Cultural Programs Supervisor and Executive Director of the Northglenn Arts & Humanities Foundation, as well as managing recreational programs for the cities of Loveland and Louisville. Prior to moving to Colorado, Suzanne worked in Development for WGBH-TV and Radio in Boston, Tracy-Locke and Asher/Gould Advertising in Los Angeles. Raised in Southern California, Suzanne earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio-TV-Film, with an emphasis in screenwriting.

Lynne Adame

DIRECTOR

Bio coming soon.

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Julie Adams

DIRECTOR, MARKETING COMMITTEE CHAIR

Julie Adams is an award-winning photographer specializing in the horse-human connection.  Outside of photography, she boasts an extensive background in digital marketing, leveraging technology and creativity to engage audiences and drive success for various brands and businesses. A keen eye for aesthetics, an innate ability to connect with audiences and a talent for problem-solving are characteristics Julie is known for.

Sarah Cameron

DIRECTOR

Sarah Cameron (she/her) is a writer of mystery and fantasy. Usually those worlds mingle. She has published in Mystery Magazine and is currently seeking representation for a paranormal mystery novel. Sarah represents Aims Community College on the LCD board. She works as a Program Coordinator at the Aims Loveland Campus and for their continuing education program. She holds a B.A. in English: Creative Writing from the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing: Genre Fiction from Western Colorado University. Outside of work, Sarah can usually be found writing in one of Loveland's many coffee shops or hiking the trails around town.

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Sean Hawkins

DIRECTOR

Sean joined the Loveland Downtown District in August 2018. A graduate of the University of Kentucky and the University of Montana, he’s worked on downtown, economic and tourism development in Montana, Indiana and Washington. Sean loves spending time in the mountains and in taprooms all over the front range.

Johnny Hyde

DIRECTOR, OUTREACH COMMITTEE CHAIR

Johnny is a veteran in brand strategy, messaging and positioning, creative concept development, copywriting and content creation, web development, events, lead generation, and client service. For the better part of his career, he has owned or worked for boutique agencies that specialize in doing more with less. He knows how to help clients think big and punch above their weight while running lean and scrappy, sleeves rolled up doing whatever it takes to get the job done.

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Susan Atwater

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Susan first joined the LCD Board in 2019, and, in 2022 became the Program Coordinator for the organization. Susan has owned and operated Atwater Creative Services since 1994, specializing in marketing and event management for corporate, nonprofit, and government entities. Susan also serves on the City of Loveland's Visual Arts Commission. Camping, gardening and cooking are favorite pastimes - although not always in that order!

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